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" To live content with small means, to seek elegance rather than luxury, and refinement rather than fashion ; to be worthy, not respectable, and wealthy, not rich; to... "
Medical Herald - Page 47
1914
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The Southern Educational Journal, Volume 14

1900
...carefully after the financial interests of the people than will state boards or text-book commissions. To live content with small means. To seek elegance...bear all cheerfully, do all bravely. Await occasions, hurry never; in a word, to let the spiritual unbidden and unconscious grow up through the common. This...
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Character and Conduct: A Book of Helpful Thoughts by Great Writers of Past ...

1908 - 374 pages
...thing that you might be, the thing that God gave you a chance to be." PHILLIPS BROOKS. JANUARY 6 " To live content with small means ; to seek elegance...gently, act frankly ; to listen to stars and birds, to babes and sages, with open heart ; to bear all cheerfully, do all bravely, await occasions, hurry...
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An Introductory Course in Exposition

Frances Melville Perry - 1908 - 218 pages
...in striving to define his ideal wrote that his endeavor was, " to seek elegance rather than luxury, refinement rather than fashion, to be worthy, not respectable, and wealthy, not rich." In characterizing the quiet of Charles Lamb, Walter Pater uses this method with greater elaboration:...
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The Bright Side: Little Excursions Into the Field of Optimism

1909 - 116 pages
...and to such a philosophy this world will give up all the empty joy it has. DAVID SWING. MY SYMPHONY To live content with small means ; to seek elegance...gently, act frankly; to listen to stars and birds, to babes and sages, with open heart ; to bear all cheerfully, do all bravely, await occasions, hurry...
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The Bright Side: The Book of Good Cheer

1909 - 116 pages
...love—and to such a philosophy this world will give up all the empty joy it has. MY SYMPHONY DAVID SWING. To live content with small means; to seek elegance...gently, act frankly; to listen to stars and birds, to babes and sages, with open heart; to bear all cheerfully, do all bravely, await occasions, hurry...
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A Treasure Chest of Memories

Joe Mitchell Chapple - 1911 - 447 pages
...such a moment I but ask That you'll remember me. Balfes Opera, "The Bohemian CirL' CHANNING'S SYMPHONY To live content with small means; to seek elegance...gently, act frankly; to listen to stars and birds, to babes and sages, with open heart; to bear all cheerfully, do all bravely, await occasion, hurry...
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School Work, Volume 3

1904
...yourself with the world. The heroic cannot be the common, nor the common the heroic. Ralph Waldo Emerson. To live content with small means — to seek elegance...gently, act frankly — to listen to stars and birds, to babes and sages, with open heart — to bear all cheerfully, do all bravely,' await occasions, hurry...
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Ideals and Essentials of Education

William Wallace Stetson - 1911 - 236 pages
...soon as we do as well as we know, we shall breed children who will live up to Channing's high ideal : To live content with small means; to seek elegance...respectable ; and wealthy, not rich ; to study hard, think quickly, talk gently, act frankly ; to listen to stars and birds, to babes and sages with open hearts...
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Household Management

Bertha Mary Terrill - 1911 - 211 pages
...wealthy, not rich 1$ to study hard, think quietly, talk gently, ,d frankly €J to listen to the tars and birds, babes and sages, with open heart ^ to bear all cheerfully tj to do all bravely, await occasions, hurry never ^ in a word, to let the spiritual unbidden and unconscious,...
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Studies in Reading: Seventh Grade

J. W. Searson, George Ellsworth Martin - 1914 - 371 pages
...The Voyage. WORDSWORTH : The \\~ishing-Gate. BROOKS : The Beauty of a. Life of Service. MY SYMPHONY To live content with small means. To seek elegance...gently, act frankly. To listen to stars and birds, to babes and sages, with open heart. To bear all cheerfully, do all bravely, await occasions, hurry...
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